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Eight Things You Want to Know About Doula Support

In recognition of World Doula Week, I thought I’d share some lesser known facts about these weird and wonderful creatures of magic.

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WHO and IFMSA as transcendent pillars for world improvement

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Zahra Fadhilazk. The writer is from CIMSA-ISMKI Indonesia, one of the NMOs affiliated to IFMSA. 611 more words


Addressing the availability gap of quality generic cardiology drugs in developing countries.

In September 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched the ‘Global Hearts’ initiative in order to tackle the global threat of cardiovascular disease, especially in developing countries. 436 more words


WHO's website for vaccine safety information gains traction

The extent to which rumours about the safety of vaccines can impact the number of children vaccinated was witnessed in Tamil Nadu during the measles-rubella vaccination drive last month. 629 more words

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China’s dire need to reform health care sector seen as opportunity for private hospitals

By Laura He
South China Morning Post

Sunday, 05 March, 2017, 11:00pm


A group of nurses walks along a corridor at a hospital in Beijing. Even the Chinese government admits the current public health care system is under severe pressure. 899 more words

Why is TB bacteria not on WHO's deadly superbug list?

Of the estimated 10.4 million new tuberculosis cases globally in 2015, nearly 0.5 million estimated cases were multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB cases. Another nearly one million were resistant to rifampicin drug alone. 614 more words


WHO: Setting the Standard for a Wireless World of Harm

Former World Health Organisation staffer, Olga Sheean, has written a report calling on the World Health Organisation (WHO) for action and accountability on wireless technology. 250 more words

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